Monday, November 9, 2015

It's Official!

A huge THANK YOU  to all 2015 Tour de Bonnechere riders! Together we raised $4000 for the Eganville & Area Food Bank and KidActive/Pedal Forward.

Save the Date - Next year's Tour de Bonnechere will be on Sunday, August 21st.  Registration will open May 1st!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Photo Memories

Photos from the 2015 Tour de Bonnechere are now available to view and purchase at

Thank you Connor McKenna for the fabulous shots taken on course.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Registration for 2015 Closes Today!

The 2015 Tour day is fast approaching!  We currently have 134 cyclists registered to ride this year's Tour de Bonnechere... only 2 off our record setting number from last year. If you have not yet registered, you still have until midnight tonight!   The long term forecast for this Sunday is calling for sunshine with a high of 30 degrees and a light breeze... perfect day for a road ride!

Tour check in commences at 7:00am on Sunday, August 16th at the Legion Field Park in Eganville. Bring some spare change as Engine House Coffee will be on hand with freshly roasted and brewed coffee to help you start your morning. The100k riders depart at 8:00am, the 60k riders depart at 9:00am, and the 18k family riders depart at 9:15am.  

Please remember to bring a small contribution towards the pot-luck BBQ after the race (enough for 8-10 people). If you are stuck on ideas, drop me an email at

Looking forward to a great day exploring the back roads of the Bonnechere Valley!  See you Sunday!

Monday, August 10, 2015

4 Days to Go!

112 Riders and counting!  This year's Tour de Bonnechere is on track to breaking last year's record of 136 riders of all ages.  If you haven't registered already, there is still time to join the ride by registering online at Zone 4 before registration closes at midnight this Friday!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Early Registration with Event T-shirt closing soon!!

Don't miss out on the 2015 edition of the Tour de Bonnechere event t-shirt! Register before midnight this Friday, July 31st in order to receive yours!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

2015 Tour de Bonnechere!

Save the date!  

The 2015 Tour de Bonnechere will be held Sunday, August 16th, 2015.

2015 will include the "Hills of Brudenell" route for the 100k riders, the Foymount climb for the 60k route and the 18k family ride (includes tour of the Bonnechere Caves).

Registration opens May 1st at 8:00am on Zone4. Click here to access the online registration page.

2015 Charitable Recipients:
We're looking for event sponsors to help make 2015's fundraising event a huge success. This year, we are partnering with Pedal Forward! (Renfrew County’s Mental Health Coalition)  to reduce stigmas and raise awareness for mental health, all on the wheels of Clara's Big Ride.  This year, all proceeds raised during the Tour deBonnechere will be supporting KidActive and the Eganville & District Food Bank. 

2015 Event Sponsorship:
100% of all proceeds from the Tour de Bonnechere are given to our two charities. We are looking for community sponsors to help mitigate the operating costs of this event so that even more money can go directly to the charities. Sponsorship opportunities include the following:

GearHeads & Norco Platinum Sponsorship - Prize table 
Gold Sponsorship - $500.00
Silver Sponsorship - $250.00
Bronze Sponsorship - $100.00

Rider Refueling Station - $200.  This station is situated at the top of Foymount Hill, at the intersection of the 60K and 100K routes. Includes fresh fruit, cookies, bars, water and Gatorade for all riders.

Prize Table Donations - Donations of all kinds accepted! Great way to promote your business to enthusiastic local riders.

All sponsors will be listed on the event website, Facebook site, and event t-shirts. 
Please contact Erin Whyte at if you are interested in sponsoring the 2015 Tour de Bonnechere.

With over 150 riders, an event of this size requires Interested in volunteering? Send us an email.